Alice Russell: Natural Talent

It’s easy to take Alice Russell for granted. I realized that about halfway through her recent set at Yoshi’s in San Francisco, California. It was around this time that, while fully engaged, I was growing comfortable within this auditory space. I was enjoying myself, of course, but my mind was beginning …


Mara Hruby: Modern Sound + Vintage Look

Hailing from Oakland, California, 25-year old Mara Hruby captured our hearts in 2010 with her EP release titled From Her Eyes. Her vintage style and soulful sounds soon became an internet firestorm as she captivated hearts all over the world. She paid tribute to those before her in her smash …


Chris Turner: Making Good Music and Loving Life

Chris Turner, originating from Oakland, California knew at the age of four he wanted to be a singer. What he didn’t know was the impact his sound would have on the world. Whether you listen to Hip-Hop, R&B, or jazz, Chris will definitely satisfy your need for music. His sounds …

Lonnie Liston Smith

Lonnie Liston Smith Shares His Knowledge and Legacy of Timeless Music

  What started out as attempts to make hits spawned into ageless classics for old-school lovers of Jazz and a backdrop for artists of other genres to pair with their sounds. Sampled by Jay-Z, Mary J. Blige, Young Jeezy, Ne-Yo and others, Lonnie Liston’s Smith’s “A Garden of Peace” was …